Associate Attorney - Criminal Defense
Scrofano Law PC
Chevy Chase, MD US
Posted ago
Scrofano Law PC

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn from four passionate criminal defense attorneys and to learn the skills to become a great trial lawyer? Scrofano Law PC is seeking an associate attorney to assist our attorneys to manage Maryland criminal cases and take on their own cases. You will work closely with our Senior Maryland Trial Attorney, conduct legal research, draft motions, and have frequent client communication. If you have worked in a public defender or state attorneys office, and are ready to jump-start a career defending the constitutional rights of the accused, we want to hear from you!

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please start your application today!

Responsibilities

  • Appear in court when appropriate and necessary upon completion of training
  • Researching and drafting motions, legal memoranda, and briefs under the supervision of the firm's trial attorneys
  • Second chairing trials and motion hearings in criminal defense and civil protection order cases
  • Assisting in case investigations
  • Communicating with clients effectively and with empathy

Qualifications
  • Has a Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from an accredited law school
  • Applicants must have successfully passed the state bar exam

  • Licensed to practice in Maryland required; additional license in DC and/or VA license a plus
  • High priority given to someone with previous experience in the Maryland criminal legal system
  • Self-starter looking to gain significant experience in criminal and DUI defense
  • Passionate about fighting injustices in the criminal legal system
  • Spanish fluency

Compensation
$68,000 - $88,000
About Scrofano Law PC

At Scrofano Law PC, we fight relentlessly on behalf of anyone in trouble who cares about their future. We represent individuals under investigation or charged with a crime in the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia, and the Maryland Capital Region. We are a boutique firm with five attorneys who pride themselves on giving clients the highest quality legal services combined with the highest quality customer service experience.

We take the constitutional right to a defense with seriousness and sincerity. We care about our clients and seek like-minded individuals to join our team to ensure those who trust us with their liberty get the best possible results and treatment under difficult circumstances. We are an entrepreneurial firm on track for aggressive growth with lots of opportunities for growth, training, and professional development.

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